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CSC WINS SHARE OF $14.5 BILLION U.S. NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND CONTRACT.



Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE NYSE

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: CSC) has been selected by the U.S. Navy as one of 21 vendors for a $14.5 billion contract to provide professional support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services  for the Naval Sea Systems Command The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the largest of the U.S. Navy's five "systems commands," or materiel organizations. NAVSEA consists of four shipyards, eight "warfare centers" (two undersea and six surface), four major shipbuilding locations and the NAVSEA headquarters,  (NAVSEA NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command
NAVSEA Naval Avionics Support Equipment Appraisal
) and its affiliated directorates, program executive offices and field activities.

The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes provisions for competitive, fixed price and cost plus fixed fee task orders. CSC estimates the value of the contract, which has an initial term of five years with two five-year options, to be $500 million over a 15-year period.

Under the scope of the contract, CSC will provide engineering, logistics, program management and financial management services to support NAVSEA through all phases of ship and weapon systems life cycles, including technology development, concept exploration, design, specification development, construction/production, test and evaluation, certification, operation, maintenance, improvement/modernization, overhaul and refueling, salvage and disposal.

"This newest award from NAVSEA is the latest in CSC's longstanding relationship with the U.S. Navy," said Thomas C. Robinson, president of CSC's Defense Group. "The support services we will provide will help NAVSEA develop efficient management systems while reducing overall costs."

Work will be performed by CSC's Defense Group and involve approximately 250 scientists, engineers, logisticians and analysts working in support of the contract in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York New York, state, United States
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The Naval Sea Systems Command manages more than 130 acquisition programs, which are assigned to six affiliated Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and various Headquarters elements. The command supports the U.S. Navy fleet in four shipyards, undersea and surface warfare centers, nine supervisors at major shipbuilding locations and headquarters, currently located in Crystal City, Arlington, VA.

Computer Sciences Corporation, one of the world's leading consulting and information technology (IT) services firms, helps clients in industry and government achieve strategic and operational results through the use of technology. The company's success is based on its culture of working collaboratively with clients to develop innovative technology strategies and solutions that address specific business challenges. Having guided clients through every major wave of change in information technology since 1959, CSC combines the newest technologies with its capabilities in consulting, systems design and integration, IT and business process outsourcing Business process outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for tasks that a company requires but does not depend upon to maintain its position in , applications software, and Web and application hosting to meet the individual needs of global corporations and organizations.
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Title Annotation:Government Activity
Comment:CSC WINS SHARE OF $14.5 BILLION U.S. NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND CONTRACT.(Government Activity)
Publication:EDP Weekly's IT Monitor
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Date:Apr 30, 2001
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